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, and that's what happened. yeah, yeah. it didn't go so well. >> it looks like fun when he was. with you, dan -- >> as it turns out it's tricky to use. >> yeah. >> the gift that keeps on giving. >> perhaps we shouldn't be running that story. >>> also this morning, keep a close eye on those gifts you do buy. unfortunately, 'tis the season for christmas crimes, as well. and we'll show you some bad guys caught on tape red handed stealing people's presents. that's coming up next. >>> but we're going to start here this half hour with what is shaping up to be the big story on christmas and the days of a. severe weather, it could strand many of the 93 million americans who travel for the holidays. >> that's right, not one but two huge storms taking shape ready to strike right after you open your presents. meteorologist ginger zee is here with the details. good morning, ginger. >> good morning, guys. it is going to be an interesting week. active weather on the way that starts with this storm, christmas eve, light snow from eastern michigan into parts of northern ohio into parts of new york even to bo
question remains, what will they face on the way back? dan? >> alex, thank you. >>> joining me now, meteorologist lee goldberg of our new york city station, wabc. thanks for coming in. so, you've got actually three storms you're looking at right now. >> a real mine field for the next week or so. the first storm on the map is a weak storm coming up the coast right now. that's going to be rain for the coast. there could be some one to three-inch amounts along i-90, i-84 in the northeast. maybe a coating, outside of new york city for a white christmas. more likely the northwest suburbs. number two is the big problem. >> so, really big, this problem. and it starts down south. >> yes, we know about the big snow it produced out west. now, if you look at tuesday, in the midday, you see the severe line going through louisiana and mississippi. that could cause tornadoes there. and by wednesday, it's up through parts of the carolinas. there's also snow on this side, that's christmas eve into christmas morning, there could be six inches of snow in places like oklahoma city, by the time you ge
the line." >> enenergiesed by that experience he formed the lieutenant dan band named after his character double amputee lieutenant dante elector from the classic forest gump. >> i'm sorry i ruined your new year's eve party, lieutenant dan. >> sinise forged and unbreakable bond with america's wounded warrior. >> that is a lot of role that people remember you for. >> lieutenant dan. >> anything for the troops. >> from the youngest private to colonels they are excited about lieutenant dan. >> well, lieutenant dan is excited about seeing them. >> does it get tire some being so close to identifying with just one role. >> i realize at a certain point it meant something to them because it is a resilient story of somebody that goes through a catastrophic injury but comes out on top at end. >> lieutenant dan. >> hello, forest. >> you got new legs? >> so i just accepted the fact that the role has larger meaning than just you a movie.teristicker in in a >> sinise day job now you is on csi new york. >> take it easy, cop. >> sorry, i'm not from around here. >> the show is shot mostly in los angeles w
's check in, as always, with mr. ron claiborne. good morning, sir. >> hi, dan, bianna. mr. avalon, good morning, everyone. we begin in australia, with a confrontation with a shark. it cost a surfer two fingers and a chunk of his leg. the 29-year-old was surrounded by a pod of dolphins when the shark attacked yesterday. >> are you all right? >> yeah, i got my legs. i'm good. >> and witnesses say the man used his surfboard to fight off the shark. but the shark bit off two of his fingers. and sank its teeth into his legs. other surfers came to the man's aid until paramedics arrived. >>> and police in new york city are searching for a woman who pushed a man to his death in front of an oncoming subway train. police are checking homeless shelters and psychiatric units for the woman seen in this surveillance video running away from the scene of that crime. authorities released a sketch of that suspect. investigators used a smartphone and a bottle prescription pills to identify the victim. he's 46-year-old sunando sen. he is the second person in a month to be pushed to his death in the new york
to chicago. ginger, good morning to you. are you okay? >> yeah, dan. we finally made it. and i've got to tell you, that was a formidable trip. i don't need to do it anytime again soon. i think a lot of folks are feeling me, too. here at o'hare, busy. but running smoothly. that's the case across much of the nation. a little bit of storm action still in the northeast. i'll talk about that later. but so far, the annual migration over the river and through the woods is on. the hub on the travel wheel is turning again at chicago's o'hare. can you believe how short the line is? >> i'm so happy. >> i thought it would be a little worse. >> reporter: after that storm blanketed the landscape from washington to wisconsin, with preholiday drama. >> a lot of consolations. two delays. missed one plane by three minutes. >> reporter: the extreme weather team met the mess in iowa, where a whiteout led to one of many interstate shutdowns. a blowing snow problem. we were just about to turn around. and then, everyone came to a stop. safely, i should say. but we just learned that there is a major pileup, some 20,
lost a noble soul. dan inouye lived a long and productive life. still i speak for dan's senate family when i say we're devastated by his passing. but we will all miss him. his legacy will live in the halls of the senate and the state of hawaii as long as history is written. his place in the history books will not fade. as the second-longest serving senator in our history, senator inouye's career in congress spanned the life of hawaii's statehood, elected to the senate in 1962. only robert byrd served longer. senator inouye's tradition of service began long before he came to the united states senate. he was working as a medical volunteer when japanese warplanes attacked pearl harbor. he was just a boy, a teenager. from the time he was just a kid, he wanted to be a doctor, a medical doctor, but a different fate awaited dan inouye. after the attack, as we all know too well, japanese americans were deemed enemy aliens and were therefore not subject to the draft. in spite of that, in spite of the humiliation, more than 110,000 people of japanese ancestry were imprisoned in american internm
dan band hit the stage. >> when i listen to you, you speak so passionately and intensely about the soldiers and about the first responders. >> it's a privilege to be able to support these folks. that's why i say playing lieutenant dan was no coincidence. lieutenant dan talks about his destiny and what he was destined to do i think it was my destiny to support our men and women. >>> >> fox weather alert now. right now we are watching a powerful storm system out west moving east and could eventually complicate holiday travel for millions of americans. i am harris falkner. for the next 48-hours highly active weather pattern will bring fresh snow to another region. the threat of twists in some states. the weather center is here to tell us which region of the country we will face. >> we are tracking two storm systems one system out west and another one is across portions of the southeast and eventually it will move forth ward. the one southeast areas of light rain across parts of tennessee and western parts of carolinas into the northern portions of florida. areas in the northeast h
republicans would not vote for it. so, we have gridlock as we head to the holidays. bianna and dan? >> not encouraging hearing the speaker say god only knows. david kerley, thank you. >>> this is another example of how toxic the atmosphere in washington is right now. when the head of the national rifle association called a news conference in response to the shootings in newtown, you can see he was repeatedly interrupted by protesters. and celebrities are weighing in on this issue. here's abc's pierre thomas. >> reporter: the nra's solution for the massacre at sandy hook, armed security at every school. >> the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> the nra has blood on its hands. >> reporter: the nra leader had barely begun when protesters blamed the powerful lobby for the nation's epidemic of gun violence. >> nra, stop killing our children. >> reporter: but the nra was defiant. after remaining silent in the wake of the worst school shooting in the nation's history, wayne lapierre was on the attack, blaming others for the recent carnage. high on the
is no object, and we know rob can spend a little dough, we have some ideas sure to please. here's abc's dan harris. >> reporter: it's called simply enough, the christmas book. an annual catalog put out by the high end retailer neimann marcus. inside, you can find fantasy gif gifts, like a $50,000 personal blimp, even a flying car at the bargain price of $3.5 million. >> it's just fun to go through and say i would love to have this, i would love to have that. ♪ it's a hard knock life for us ♪ ♪ it's a hard knock like for us ♪ >> reporter: this year you can buy a walk-on role to the broadway hit "annie." or this -- a real-life jet pack. at a price of roughly $100,000, it will take you 30 feet in the hair at 30 miles an hour. this can guy do twists, turns, barrel rolls and dive bombs. when i tried it, i inched along at five feet above the water. there's a $100,000 hen house. this looks like the french poodle of hens. here the 1% of the poultry world can cluck around in a coup fitted with a living room, modeled on the palace of versailles. is something like this wasted on chickens? is t
. we pray in your sovereign name. amen. >> senator dan inouye was a noble soul, one of the finest men i have ever met, and we are por for his loss. i want to join senator inouye's family, hawaii, and all americans in paying respect to an american hero. senator inouye was one of the deluxe senators to ever walk the hallowed halls of this great building. he leaves behind a legacy of public leadership and private kindness that will not be forgotten as long as these walls stand and as long as histories are written. it is fitting you should lie in state in the dome of the capital and proper that he should rest upon the same platform upon which abraham lincoln, president john f. kennedy, rosa parks, and 26 more of this nation's luminaries have lain in state. dan inouye was an institution and deserves to spend at least another day in this beautiful building in which he dedicated his life. as the second longest-serving senator in our history, dan inouye represented our 50th state from the first day it was entered into the union, but his traditional service began long before he came to the unite
. >> "closing bell" exchange, dan greenhouse, cnbc contributor, we've got todd schoenberger from land coal capital, rick santelli, steve guilfoyle on the floor of the exchange with us as well. let's see. let's start with you, mr. grinch. you sell on any strengths, even now, even if we get a deal? >> well, fundamental analysis is thrown out the window. this obviously is a headline-driven market. any time you're hearing about something that's going to take place, any hint at any type of negotiation, any type of a deal, the markets tend to respond. right now i think the markets are calling their bluff right now. we're not expecting a lot out of what's taking place in washington at this moment. here's a thing, guys. even if there is a deal, it's going to be tough. you'll have a knee jerk reaction. markets should be rallying, might be a great opportunity to sell into strength, because when you look behind the curtain of any deal that's going to happen, it's going to be remarkably bad for the economy. >> austerity on the way. >> absolutely. >> whatever we're looking at. >> talking about spending
campaign and the influence on the electoral college with brendan doherty. later, dan friedman has an update on the hurricane sandy relief bill making its way through congress. "washington journal" is next. >> nobody will get 100% of what they want. let's make sure middle-class families and the american economy and the world economy are not adversely impacted because people cannot do their jobs. host: the headline in this morning's "washington post" -- president obama and senate leaders were on the verge of an agreement that would let taxes rise on the wealthiest households while protecting the vast majority of americans from tax hikes set to hit in january. welcome to the saturday edition of "and the washington journal." for the first 45 minutes of the program we are going to be talking about senate negotiating a fiscal clifts deal, what has been going on on that half of the capital. see what they are talking about and how things are going. we want to get your input and your part of the conversation. you can reach out to us on twitter. facebook, facebook.com/cspan. and you can sen
attended to at the scene. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. tonight you can see something that hasn't happened 30 years. not this early in the season, anyway. marin county reservoirs overflowing with rain water. cornell bernard reports now from the bon tempe reservoir, one of several spilling over tonight. cornell? >> you know, dan, no one can remember this much water in december, behind me, bon, tempe dam is overflowing tonight. and every reservoir in marin is 100% full. water is shooting down this spillway. the lake is full, overflowing. so is bon tempe dam. rushing water cascading over the top into alpine lake, below. >> it's just so full. last time was probably last year at this point this, is not water but way out. >> it's beautiful especially if you're in water business. >> all reservoir
guest host, contributor dan greenhouse, a chief global strategist with btig. he's going to be with us throughout the program. and merry christmas. and -- >> same you to, as well, sir. and other holiday greetings. >> we don't pay you a lot for cnbc contributor, do we -- did we order you to be here? >> i'm contracturally obligated to not specify anything. >> not specify anything? here at 5:30 and all the way to 9:00. >> i knew that there would be trouble this morning. i got myself seated -- >> good. we'll squeeze you for everything you're worth. we needed a big name. >> big name. we got one. >> it day after -- for december 26. >> you're too kind. >> then here you are. >> here he is. >> what did you get? anything good? >> i have -- >> switch, lump of coal? >> he's a hanukkah guy. >> a lump of coal -- yes, but a lump of coal at some point probably worth something. tet rate we're going. >> that's right. you're -- no tree? >> i want a tree, my wife says they're too messy. >> the trees are messy. >> the needs needles -- >> you have the festivus pole. >> grievances -- >> you better go, sorry.
we got an update on the hurricane sandy relief funding legislation. >> dan friedman is a correspondent with the new york daily news. he is here to talk about the bill that passed yesterday. the senate passing an aid package. it took a 0.5 weeks. what is in that package? what is not enough package? >> the biggest item is about $17 billion. there's about 12 billion ford transit repair. people who live in flood areas could get their damages covered. those are probably the biggest. >>host: there were some items folks tried to tack on, and then it's not necessarily related to hurricane sandy. guest: in the bill that passed, it includes $150 million for fisheries repair available to people in alaska, mississippi, and new england. there is money to repair and marine debris floating across to alaska from the tsunami. there are various bits of funding that goes to other parts of the country. there's $3 billion, some of which will be available to hurricane isaac victims. host: in your article, you talk about the next step. the house returns sunday for a possible vote on the fi
to talk to us dan greenhaus, you are, if i understand it, a fiscal cliff stock bear. >> yes. give or take, yes. >> and why? >> well, i think it's pretty clear you're talking about -- well, our best case scenario has been we're going off the cliff. we said that the day after the election, we standby it today. if you do that, you're talking about the largest tax increase in our country's history, a considerable amount of spending cuts, and in the short-term, probably hit the stock prices on the order of 10%. >> if i give you a cliff deal. okay. i'm going to give you a cliff deal for middle class extensions, 250,000, you're right the top rates will go up. but if you get that deal in january, that does save us from the recession scenario, the really deep gloom scenario. >> this is the big debate. our view has been if you get a deal fairly quickly in the new year, it's hardly the end of the world. the question really or the debate really accelerates if you start getting closer to january 15th or ultimately the inauguration. do you do more serious damage to the economy that makes it more diffic
to pull their cash savings out to pay for higher taxes. here now is dan geller, executive vice president of market rates insight. dan, good to have you here. walk me through this math. you're saying the average american is going to put 54% less into savings this year because if we go over the fiscal cliff? explain. >> yeah. let's go back, michelle because the amount of taxation on an average household is effort mated at $2600, and right now the average savings -- bank savings per household is $5,000. so, yes, this would reduce the amount available for savings by more than half. >> when taxes have gone down, have you seen a subsequent rise in savings and what people put away? >> absolutely. this is the analysis that they did, they compared the two before the tax cuts and after the tax cuts and we saw two things, overall deposits in banks doubled during the tax cut period since 2001 from $4 trillion to $8 trillion. so there was a doubling of the amount of money that consumers deposited in banks and on the levels, as i mentioned before increased from about $2500 a year average to about $5,0
the requirements based on what you just said for the military to consider putting him to death. but you know, dan, so does another case. we're not seeing this kind of movement on that one. i'm talking about the fort hood shootings and accused mass killer, main jar nidal hasan. he killed 13 americans on the army base in texas. it has been 2 1/2 years. will we see the death penalty against him? better question, will we see any charges against him? >> certainly he is being prosecute and there are court proceedings going on. there was just an appeal decision whether he can have a beard during his trial. he will be prosecuted for murder. if there is ever going to be a case where someone should be prosecuted and the death penalty is used this would certainly fit it. this is premeditated and calculated and you had multiple people killed. harris: we'll see what happens. they have a new judge and that will cause more delays. it is set to get going in february. we'll follow both cases with viewers. a quick topic change with you, dan. there is news breaking this morning. we're expecting a vote to come on th
to cover their costs. dan sumner says the new price of milk would be far above what it now costs dairy farmers to produce it. >> it really will be chaos. >> reporter: so we would go back to this old farm bill which would force the government to buy milk at an extremely high price. >> that's right. >> reporter: this could be a windfall for dairy farmers. >> well, here's the problem for dairy farmers. they don't want chaos in the milk market. it sounds good. gee, everybody will double or triple the price, but who's going to buy it? >> caller: nobody will buy it. >> nobody will buy it. >> reporter: shoppers couldn't understand why congress couldn't solve this problem. >> they all need to be fired. if they want to continue to eat, the bill needs to be passed. that's where we get our food, people. >> reporter: we called the department of agriculture, and they say they have no plan to avoid the scenario. in terms of a price increase, a spokesperson says they have no time for when or if there will happen. john blackstone, cbs news. >>> federal officials are trying to figure out how a jet got
: dan taylor is disabled vet. served on the uss enterprise in the navy. dan lost a leg to diabetes but still laid out the entire light show and his neighbors and everyone who drives by seem to love it. >> you talk about super dan here. this man is amazing. he actually has one leg. he has diabetes, bless his heart. he did more with a man with one leg than i have seen a lot of men with like two legs. he has been climbing ladders here at the home. look at it. it is just amazing. my heart fills out. >> reporter: dan somehow gets up and down his ladder and strings lights. he has only display on his block. >> he got one leg. did it with a wheelchair or something. that was so awesome what he did. >> reporter: dan got help from his niece's young sons. the lights also serve as comfort for the family. dan lost his wife and his niece lost her husband. the christmas season is so very special to this close-knit family. >> just means a lot. he lost his wife a few months before i lost my husband. and, like he said, god, god works in mysterious ways. we have our little family here that he put toge
as many as we can. they've given so much for use after the runs the lieutenant dan band hits the stage. >> i listen to you, you speak so passionately and intensely about the soldiers and about the first responder autos just a privilege to be able to support these folks that is why i say playing lieutenant dan was no coincidence. he talks about the destiny what. he was destined to do. i think it was my destiny to support our men and women. >> au tonight. >> we'll get yourr son out of there one way or the other. we promise that mr. and mrs. hammar. >> laura: corporal john hammar home for christmas after relentless campaign by the factor, the family of the u.s. marine held captive in a filthy mexican prison on a trumped up charge says they will all get to spend the holiday together. >> at some point we're going to have to address the spending problem that we have. but we can't cut our way to prosperity. we need real economic growth. how we get there, god only knows. >> laura: chaos in the g.o.p. as speaker john boehner fails to sell his colleagues on his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. so
've given so much for use after the runs the lieutenant dan band hits the stage. >> i listen to you, you speak so passionately and intensely about the soldiers and about the first responder autos just a privilege to be able to support these folks that is why i say playing lieutenant dan was no coincidence. he talks about the destiny what. he was destined to do. i think it was my destiny to support our men and women. >> au tonight. >> we'll get yourr son out of there one way or the other. we promise that mr. and mrs. hammar. >> laura: corporal john hammar home for christmas after relentless campaign by the factor, the family of the u.s. marine held captive in a filthy mexican prison on a trumped up charge says they will all get to spend the holiday together. >> at some point we're going to have to address the spending problem that we have. but we can't cut our way to prosperity. we need real economic growth. how we get there, god only knows. >> laura: chaos in the g.o.p. as speaker john boehner fails to sell his colleagues on his plan to avoid the fiscal cliff. so what now? >> rather than
perception is proven. >> from my facebook page, dan barber wants to know is belief in god based on ink stink? >> it is, there is a hidden force, pulling strengths and running show, we call it an agency, we see invisible agents running thing. john: natural from childhood, mom and dad ran the show. >> i think there is something like a god of the government, we almost see the government as a diety force, we can play to in sense of casting a vote. >> it is not a god, don't believe that. >> you are a government atheist. >> thank you very much michael, brian, and david, and joh jonat, up next, how instinct tells to us say, yes, we can, and invite politicians to manage our lives, but no they can't. but we individuals can. that is nt. [ malennouncer ] it's tt time of year again. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you realldon't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it findone, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a
this beautiful christmas display in detroit. it's arranged by disable navy veterans dan taylor. look how fabulous that looks! he lost his leg because of complications of diabetes. but still he climbed the ladders and strung all those lights. his neighbors call him super dan! >> you don't look at it as a disability or handicap. with god, everything is possible. so i just took my time and started hanging lights. >> gretchen: wow. dan's display, the ohm one on his block. he his says great nephews love christmas and he wanted to put up the display for them. congratulations, dan. that looks amazing! >> clayton: i know how difficult it is. i was up on the ladder and cutting up my hands. he lost a leg and he can do this. >> rick: i hope somebody helps him take them down. >> clayton: exactly. notice when you got a yard like that that's so great, all the other neighbors decide they're not even going to try. you see these houses and blink that go crazy, do you want to be the house that puts a candle in the window? >> gretchen: last week there was an example. the next-door neighbor up up a light that said d
highways jammed with cars. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. once again, we're on storm watch, more rain is coming. we are live covering the weather for us tonight. let's start with you, john. a rough day for you and many others. >> tough getting up here, everybody is testing out snow boards and skis. there is an avalanche risk here because of the series of storms we've had that have dumped snow and rain and then, heavy snow now has been landing on the weaker layers of snow underneath. that has been creating danger. in fact on monday, a snowboarder was killed during an avalanche at donner ski ranch. the body discovered under two to three feet of snow. also on monday an experienced member of the ski patrol was killed in alpine meadows. that, however, was intentionally triggered by an explosive charge designed to alleviate the avalanche danger there. and over the weekend, two skiers were injured during an avalanche at squaw valley to. give you an idea of the power of an avalanche we have individual yof a controlled avalanche taking place in british columbia. a
. >> after the run, the lieutenant dan band hit the stage. >> are you ready? >> gary, when i listen to you, you seem so passionately and intensely about the soldiers and about the first responders. >> it's just a privilege to be able to support these folks and that's why i say, you know, playing lieutenant dan was no coincidence, lieutenant dan talks about his destiny and what he was destined to do and i think it was my destiny to support our men and women. good morning, everyone, it's sunday, december 23rd, i'm alisyn camerota and safe and sound the retired marine jailed in mexico for months is making his way back to florida just in time for christmas. his mother speaking out for the first time since his release. >> it was like my first night i slept all night long without getting up and it was just the thought of not wondering what's going on with him, can anyone hurt him, you know, those kinds of thoughts. >> we have more from john hammar's mom ahead. >> and one saying the attack in libya leaving four meshes dead is the the greatest coverup in american history. will we get more answers
friend of 60 years, dan inouye. he got up there, with a little struggle, but he got up there and soldier to soldier, with his left hand, he saluted his soldier friend of 60 years. >> reporter: now, i want to make clear that senator inouye, i said he was award theed medal of honor. he earned it, he's a recipient. not something he won in a contest. and they heard me say that or told i said that. i want to clarify that senator inouye, all three of men received the honor, great, great honor, harris. >> harris: you've cleared it up for us, ed henry. now we'll see the flip side of this and talk about what's going on here in the mainland. the president is on vacation obviously, but is he doing other work that might bring him back to bring us back from the fiscal cliff? might we see him before the new year? >> oh, i think it's almost a guarantee at this point. he'll be working the phones here in hawaii and he saw senator reed today at the memorial service, but told by white house aides it's likely the president will interrupt this vacation shortly after christmas and get back to congress washin
of congress. dan burton and kent conrad. a little snippet from each interview. we will show you now congressman burton. [video clip] >> i would like for people to think, he might have been a bulldog, but he was a man who believed in honesty and integrity of things that were right for this country. regardless of how difficult it was, he kept to those principles. i hope they will look at me like that. i know a lot of people think i am a bad guy and a goofy things, i hope they think i am a man of integrity. host: that will be tonight at 8:00 followed by kent conrad after that. about a half-hour interview with each of them. we will continue to play that thereof the week. here is a headline from "the washington times." much from ohio. good morning. caller: i am positive and helpful -- i am looking for 2013 to be a good year. i retired at the selfridge -- self-employed. i am hoping the if it will be a good year. host: what are you hearing or seeing that makes you more optimistic that some of our other callers? caller: a desire to feel positive. i retired last spring. i am just hoping the
. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> dan burton is retiring from congress. he talked with c-span about his past investigations of the clinton investigation and the oversight role of congress. this is 30 minutes. >> how would you say the state is? >> it has changed a great deal. it is not the same as when i came 1983. there seemed to be more comedy. tip o'neill was speaker. i will never forget he was the first time he was on the floor raising cane with democrats. and he came down and started giving me the dickens. after that we became very good friends and played golf together. bob michael was a wonderful leader. there was a spirit of camaraderie even though we had differences politically then that we do not have now. now it is much more combative. i have a lot of friends on the democratic side of the aisle, very good friends. as far as working things out is not as easy as it used to be. >> what are some of the root causes? >> i think and i am not pointing fingers, when we went after jim wright, newt was the speaker and jim was forced out of office. they wen
a professor, dan smith, from the university of florida testified at your hearing in tampa. in fact, that his investigation, is the university investigation found that there were two particular groups that utilized in the history of florida early voting over the previous decade sundays as the time that they voted. one was african-americans, and the other was hispanics. that was one thing the legislation did. the law also made voting harder for people who had moved from one county to another and had a different address. because when they showed up to the new voter registration, if they did not have in their documentation, such as their drivers license, which likely they had not updated from the old address, it was a different county, they were not allowed a ballot. they were given a provisional ballot, and we know from the 2008 elections of the provisional ballots cast, one half of them in 2008 were thrown out. now, as a result of the new voter suppression law, you've already stated, mr. chairman, long lines an avalanche of provisional ballots, court challenges, all of it has come to pass. you
. if dan akroyd can't help them, nobody can help them. they've got to pay the landlord or break the lease and let the landlord relet it to someone else. that invisible hand was the hand trying to regulate market conditions. got lost in new jersey. >> the only haunt is the judgment. >> do you think someone's going to rework the fine print and say also this includes ghosts, paranormal activity, or anything that goes bump in the night? no they'll do it on your lease, marty. all right. let's move on to another one, which is public nudity, which is always a favorite subject for just about anybody. of all places in san francisco because we look at san francisco i think as the home of the whole flower child movement. and the board of supervisors there voted to ban nudity. a city supervisor introduced the ordinance because he said residents and business owners were complaining about people walking around naked. and under the new policy you have to keep your clothes on in restaurants, public transportation, streets and sidewalks. so this seems pretty reasonable. and i'm just wondering, you know, i
countries. americans pay on average $41.7% when you factor in federal, state and local taxes, but the dans pay more, 48.1%. and so how come these guys are happier? danish taxes pay for pok post-secondary education. canadas taxes pay for universal health care. the french pay fewer taxes than americans do and are less happy. only the japanese actually make sense, they pay higher taxes, 47.2% and they are less satisfied with what they end up with. fareed zakaria is the host of cnn's fareed zakaria gps and has a special on sunday at 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. entitled "tough decisions." i asked him are american taxpayers getting their money's worth. >> imagine a guy in germany, probably he pays particularly if he's upper middle class or upper class, he probably pays more in total taxes than his american counterpart. though it's not entirely clear once you add value-added consumption tax, for sure he's paying more. but here's what he gets in return. he gets universal health care, high-quality. he gets a free education. from kindergarten through any master's bachelor's ph.d. program he wants and i
even more significant this time, dan, because really the american job generation machine has slowed down dramatically. and we've let our business environment get less and less efficient. we've let the cost of doing business rise up. we've got -- we're losing many, many more investment decisions and business activities to other countries than we're getting back. and yet, the political debate including the one we're having this morning is really not about the really important things. it's not about skills. it's not about the fundamental structure of reforms we need to make in our budget, our tax system. we're kind of -- we've gotten ourselves into a kind of a short-term day-to-day dialogue. we're not really addressing the real issues. >> a couple things going back to jpmorgan. first of all, we learned time and time that no man, no human being is smarter than the markets. not anybody. that's number one. and number two, with regard to the banks and the size of the bank, we got rid of glass steegle which allowed investment banking to combine with commercial banking because we needed to b
. when i was back in d.c., we had dan and bob and they sat in an irish bar around the corner and worked out the tax bill in 1987, i believe the year was. that's the kind of leadership the article was just talking about. instead of the people that call up and paris at the propaganda, we really have to be practical. -- that parrot the propaganda. a house divided cannot stand. let me give my personal example. i live on $6.66 a day. that is food stamps. that is for single adults. i live on social security, $774 a month. i am trying to go back to cornell to do sustainable energy. we are in a double down on reaganomics in despite. jimmy carter had great inflation because for five years we were a peaceful country again. then reagan put us back into the largest military buildup in peacetime. i think that's what we ought to do is realize that did not work, just like some of the new deal stuff was not working correctly. what we have to do is c- span.org [indiscernible] i want to thank mr. richard delver of the department of transportation, because unlike michael bloomberg -- host: you have gone a
by dan faymann. live at seven easton on c-span. >> next, an engineer and entrepreneur in the aerospace community, contrasts today's space program to the pioneering days of space -- space exploration days ago and talked about the history of manned space flight. he designed spaceship one that completed the first manned private space flight in 2004. the voyager aircraft in 1986 became the first airplane to fly nonstop around the world without refueling. this is about an hour and a half. >> i am going to talk about meanly two things. there is inspiration. inspiration for our kids so they can be innovative. and i am going to talk a lot about manned space flight. we are on the space coast, i guess, right? we will talk quite a bit about the history of manned space flight. pretty much that. i really welcome your questions when i am done. my first job out of college was a government job. i worked for the air force. flight testing airplanes during the vietnam war. i did that for seven years. it was a wonderful thing for future airplane designer to do, and that is test brand new airplanes on thei
are registered because they can be trusted. from dan, absolutely not, not only does it target these people for burglaries but i also lets criminals know who doesn't have a weapon to protect their homes. this question got a lot of response this morning. i think we got about 200 in about 15 minutes. keep the conversation going. you can tweet me or facebook me. cute. but don't you have any apps on your phone that can make your life easier? who do you think i am, quicken loans? at quicken loans, we'll provide you with myql mobile. this amazingly useful app allows you to take pictures of your mortgage documents using an iphone or android smart phone... so you can easily send them to us. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ooh, la-la! one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. [music: artist: willy moon ♪ everybody well don't you know it's me now? ♪ ♪ yeah who's it, who's it huh? ♪ ♪ willy's back with a brand new beat now, ♪ ♪ yeah doin' it doin' it up! ♪ heyyy yeah, tryin' to bite my style! ♪ ♪ heyyy yeah, how you like me now? ♪ ♪ na na na na na na
-term compromise. dan on the phone from massachusetts. caller: thank you for taking my call. i would like to know how many millionaires there are in this country versus the number of people who make $250,000 and less. i think that's where the argument can bw won e won. john boehner is making a calculation and i think that is a poor population. we should roll back the reagan tax cuts. tax cuts do not work. the bush tax cuts have been designed to be temporary. we have had no job growth due to the tax cuts. forbusinesses on the hook reinvesting their profits back into the businesses. thank you for taking my call. host: the story from "the washington times." host: other candidates that have been mentioned include the attorney general in massachusetts. he ran against scott brown and loss. congressman stephen lynch. name out of contention is ted kennedy, jr. he will not seek the seat. he was speculated to seek the seat of his late father. the decision to buck the dying inouye. senator daniel in a the swearing-in took place yesterday with joe biden. brian schatz becomes the senior senator with the new c
: let's get another call in from dan in massachusetts on our line for independents. you're on the "washington journal." go ahead. caller: good morning. my point is i looked into this just a little bit because my curiosity had me. because how can a human being do something like this? and it turns out your point you were making earlier, in most of these instances these kids do have some type of mental problems be it depression or whatever. but it's from what i could see the majority of them are on prescription drugs. and these drugs, it says right on them that your chances of commiting suicide have increased 20 fold by taking this drug. so the connection between the prescription drug epidemic we have in our country and how it links to this is fascinating. and another point i want to make, in a bigger picture our nation, our country. the people here we've been losing our rights for ten years. they've been getting flushed down the toilet. and we haven't felt the repercusions from this at home. but certainly the writing should be on the wall based on what's happening that thi
hills. many homes are scattered in the midwest. host: our first call for lawrence yun comes from dan in virginia beach, virginia. caller: i'm interested in this topic, especially being under water, but not terribly under water. some time ago, the president suggested that all the banks or lenders should forgive the difference between where the market is and what they borrowed. i thought, there's not one bank on earth that will do that. here's an idea. i pay $135 a month in my payment for private mortgage insurance. since i have had this home loan, it's over $6,000 that has gone through this private mortgage insurance. i thought, if the president wants to do something for me, why not get rid of that. that would lower my payment or increase my payment and that would be a better way to move the housing market forward. i am interested in any comment on that matter. guest: the first think most people would agree on is that market interest rates is 3.5%. to match up the market interest rate will save about $250 per month. a second part is the housing market recovery. we have seen two millio
heard about in congress. we will be joined by dan friedman. "washington journal" alive at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c-span. >> as president obama begins his second term in office, what is most important issue he should consider for 2013? >> make a short video about your message. >> it is the student can video competition with your chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. 50,000 total prices. that deadline is january 8th. for more information, go to studentcam.org. >> retired general norman schwarzkopf, commander of forces in desert shield and desert storm died. he commanded a u.s.-led coalition which drove forces under saddam hussein out of kuwait. george is to be bush said that the general epitomized the to become a service, a country creed that has defended the country's freedom and the defense secretary described the four-star army general as one of the great military giants of the 20 century. next, an interview with the retired general on his autobiography. >> general norman schwarzkopf author of "it doesn't take a hero." "almost every soldier in -- almost every general in desert
the speech this said, if you love us so much, why do you still have all those guns pointed towards us. dan and i were way back away from them. there was a real between us. they cannot hear what i said to him. i said, tell the s.o.b. i don't trust him. he said they would run both of us out there. his son is a very fine young man, did a wonderful job as vice chairman of this committee. we will miss the young man. how do you lose a guy like jeff cravaack? very knowledgeable, fought for everything that was right. he served with me on -- i believe we served together on the transportation committee. is lynn here yet? she is not here. brad miller of north carolina. i have learned something from him, several things. he goes back to one of the better law practices in north carolina. all my folks from cannon mills, kannapolis. you are done enough to come back. i wish you well. -- young enough to come back. i wish you well. and hansen clarke. he was a great guy. it was an honor to serve on this committee with all of you. no matter what they go to next, there will always be friends and colleagues. mis
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